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North Devon Link Road gets upgrade funding

From Devon County Council: A multi-million upgrade of the North Devon Link Road has received £83 million of government funding, it’s been announced today (Thursday 17 May). Devon County Council’s bid for Local Majors Funding to improve the A361 has successfully won the backing of Transport Secretary Chris Grayling. The […]

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Fatal collisions on the N Devon link road – update

It’s hard to find the words…so this is direct from Devon & Cornwall Police. Collision on 30th July: A 9-year-old girl has died following a two vehicle collision on the A361 near to West Buckland on Sunday 30 July 2017. Police were called at 11.30am to reports that a Vauxhall […]

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Mother and twins died as result of link road collision

Police have confirmed that a mother and her twin children have died as a result of a collision yesterday morning [Monday 31 July] on the A361 near Landkey Junction, Barnstaple. Emergency services were called at 8.25am to the A361 at Barnstaple following a two vehicle collision between a white Kia Sportage travelling towards […]

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North Devon Link Road due £5 million surface upgrade

It’s not a good road. Many accidents, often fatal, and slow bits, fast bits, wide bits and narrow bits. Maybe surface and drainage will help? From Devon County Council website: The North Devon Link Road is to undergo a major £5 million upgrade of its road surface and drainage, Transport […]

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3 people die on North Devon Link Road

Sometimes, I hate putting out certain news, and this is one of those so sad days. Police have confirmed that two children and a woman, believed to be their mother, have died as a result of the collision this morning [Monday 31 July] on the A361 near Landkey Junction, Barnstaple. […]

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A361 junction to close all day due to serious collision

Police were called at 8.25am to the A361, near Aller Cross at Barnstaple following a two vehicle collision between a car and a lorry. Emergency services are currently on the scene assisting with three casualties, two of which are believed to have sustained serious injuries. A road closure has been put on at the Landkey junction […]

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North Devon Link Road closed after traffic collision

Crews from South Molton and Barnstaple were mobilised to reports of a road traffic collision this morning, with persons trapped between the A399 / B3226 (Aller Cross, West Buckland) and Blakes Hill Road (Landkey). On arrival crews discovered a two vehicle collision with four people trapped. Crews used hydraulic cutting […]

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North Devon Link Road

As someone who uses the North Devon Link Road fairly frequently, I was interested to read this article in the Gazette. I’m certainly in agreement with the article that the road, as it is, is unsafe, with variable fast and slow stretches, quite a bit of undulation, and numerous heavy […]

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Update on Friday’s North Devon Link Road Crash

Flying surf boards now seem to have been the cause of Friday’s head on collision on the A361. Police attended a serious road traffic collision on the A361 North Devon link road on Friday morning, 22nd August, at around 11.30am near South Molton. Three vehicles were involved in the collision: […]

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